Gallery view

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Timeline for Nine tales of black folk

Outlining the major dates and events within ancient and contemporary history of the black races, from 50,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D., and in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Timeline for Nine tales of black folk

Outlining the major dates and events within ancient and contemporary history of the black races, from 50,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D., and in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The history of the Negro in twelve living pictures

Listing chronologically the key pivotal events that marked the lives of early black Americans and briefly describing iconic scenes for each.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Star of Ethiopia scrapbook

A compilation of clippings, news features, articles, and mementos from the 1915 production of "The Star of Ethiopia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916

Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939

Star of Ethiopia blueprint

Blueprint star and stage designed by Kelly Miller, Jr. and Fred B. Pelham for "The Star of Ethiopia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

Star of Ethiopia advertisement

Silk screened flier to advertise the October 11, 13, and 15 productions of "The Star of Ethiopia," printed at engravers on West 43rd st. in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Star of Ethiopia

A more detailed draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes, noting that the work was composed for the Women's Club of Xenia, Ohio. Bears some hand-scripted corrections and edits by Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Star of Ethiopia

An early draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Proposal for Pageant of Negro history

Fragment of pageant proposal; see mums312-b223-i037 for complete version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Proposal for Pageant of Negro history

Briefly describing the purpose and various components of this "series of living pictures, with some movement, accompanied by music," and focused predominantly on Ethiopian history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers